ES291
San Pedro mountain range


Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6 (2011)
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Area: 295,000 ha

Protection status:

SEO/BirdLife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high favourable medium
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Site description
A large mountainous area on the border with Portugal. The site contains well-preserved Mediterranean vegetation, with Quercus woodland, dehesas, grassland, scrub and maquis. The main human activities are livestock-farming, game hunting and cork harvesting (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding storks, raptors and steppic species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: San Pedro mountain range. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2019.